Bruce Petersen

Professor of Economics
Director of Undergraduate Studies in Economics
Bruce Petersen

Before coming to Washington University in 1991, Petersen taught at Northwestern University and was a senior economist at the Federal Reserve Bank in Chicago. His current research considers: i) are financing constraints quantitatively important for R&D and innovation?;  ii) what types of financial development work best for funding R&D around the world?  iii) how do firms buffer R&D when confronted with a financial crisis?

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